Blog Archive

Understanding the Different Types of Dentures Sep 8th, 2021

Many people have a somewhat biased and outdated idea of how dentures work. Modern dentures have evolved considerably in recent years. There are several types of dentures that offer a reliable and cosmetically attractive solution to full or partial tooth loss for patients of all ages. At Haider Family Dentistry,...

How a Smile Makeover Can Change the Shape of Your Face Aug 13th, 2021

Straighter, whiter teeth can do a lot more than make you look great in your next selfie. From making you look younger to improving your nutrition and oral health, there are many benefits to fixing damaged teeth and investing in a smile makeover — at any age. At Haider Family...

The Importance of Routine Teeth Cleaning Jul 20th, 2021

Good oral hygiene — which includes brushing after meals, flossing at least once a day, and eating a healthy diet — is essential to protecting your oral health. However, a toothbrush and floss only go so far, and professional teeth cleanings and dental exams are crucial to your long term...

Why Dental Implants Excel in Both Form and Function Jun 22nd, 2021

In a perfect world, adults would hang on to all (or most) of their natural teeth well into old age. Unfortunately, tooth loss is still a major problem for many American adults, and it isn’t just a problem that affects senior citizens. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, over...

Dental Veneers: The Perfect Coverup May 19th, 2021

There aren’t many cosmetic or restorative dental treatments that can fix several of the most common dental problems at the same time. Whether you want whiter teeth, you need to fix a chipped or cracked tooth, or you’re looking for a complete smile makeover, dental veneers are the perfect coverup...

Why Recognizing the Early Signs of Gum Disease Is Important Apr 18th, 2021

Gum disease tends to be associated with older adults, but it’s actually a common oral health problem that can, and often does, affect adults as young as 30. According to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 47% of American adults age 30 and older...

Professional Teeth Cleaning: Your First Line of Defense for Better Oral Health Mar 16th, 2021

Even if you brush and floss regularly as part of a good oral hygiene routine, your toothbrush and floss can only go so far. Regular professional teeth cleanings are necessary to clear away the plaque and bacteria that your home care leaves behind. If it’s been awhile since you’ve been...

Do You Really Need a Mouthguard? Feb 1st, 2021

You already know that the key to keeping your family’s teeth and gums healthy is to practice good oral hygiene, eat a healthy diet, and go to the dentist for regular checkups and cleanings. But even the best oral hygiene and dental care routine can’t protect your teeth from the...

Why Are You Scared to Go to the Dentist? Jan 19th, 2021

Many people — both children and adults — are scared to go to the dentist, even for a simple and straightforward service like a routine checkup and teeth cleaning. For some people, the anxiety stems from a fear of dental tools or the thought of having to undergo a painful...

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Dec 7th, 2020

Life after tooth loss can be difficult and take some adjusting on a practical and an emotional level. The good news is that there are more options than ever to replace missing teeth, fix your smile, and improve your oral and general health in the process. At Haider Family Dentistry,...

Noncosmetic Reasons to Replace Your Missing Tooth Nov 5th, 2020

Even if the rest of your teeth are healthy and look great, all it takes is one missing tooth to ruin your smile and diminish your confidence. However, there’s more to tooth loss than cosmetic concerns, as important as they might be to your personal and professional life. A missing...

Common Causes of Yellow Teeth Oct 9th, 2020

Even if you eat a healthy diet and practice good oral hygiene, your teeth are still vulnerable to yellowing and discoloration over time. Tobacco use is one of the most common culprits of yellow teeth — and a number of oral and general health problems — but some other factors...

Do I Need a Crown? Sep 14th, 2020

Crowns are the ultimate multi-taskers of dentistry, addressing several common dental problems such as cosmetic damage, severe tooth decay, and tooth loss. In some cases a dental crown can make the difference between saving or having to extract a badly damaged tooth. Jeremy Haider, DMD, and our staff at Haider...

All About Implant Restorations Aug 11th, 2020

Tooth loss is still a big problem in the United States. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, over 40% of American adults are missing at least one tooth, and as many as 40 million have lost all of their natural teeth. Along with the cosmetic issues and social stigma...

Dentistry and COVID19: What You Should Know Jul 27th, 2020

Dental emergencies and your general oral health needs can’t be put on hold, even during a pandemic. While nonessential cosmetic procedures can be pushed back to a later date, it’s still important to keep up with your dental care. Haider Family Dentistry is open, and Dr. Jeremy Haider and our...

When Is It Time to Consider Dentures? Jun 17th, 2020

Dentures have been around in some form for about as long as the practice of dentistry itself. The earliest versions of dental prosthetics were designed with everything from human and animal teeth to ivory and wood. (Fun fact: While George Washington did wear several sets of dentures throughout his lifetime,...

Welcome Back to the Office! May 22nd, 2020

While extra time at home with the family has been wonderful, I’ve tried all the new recipes I wanted to, the yard is finally looking good, and I think I’ve played enough kickball to last me for a while! I hope you all have been relatively healthy and been able...

Waking Up With Headaches? You Might Need a Mouth Guard May 22nd, 2020

Teeth grinding — also known as bruxism — and clenching your jaw, especially during times of stress, is fairly normal and can happen to anyone from time to time. If you’ve ever woken up with pain or stiffness in your jaw or face in the morning, chances are that you...

Improve Your Smile and Gain Functionality With Dental Bridges Apr 23rd, 2020

Tooth loss is a real problem in the United States. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, as many as 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 40 million are missing all of their natural teeth. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that at least...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Mar 11th, 2020

Even with consistent brushing and flossing, your teeth can grow yellow and stained over time. That’s because several factors can take a toll on your teeth, ranging from the natural aging process to the foods and beverages you consume on a regular basis. Fortunately, it’s easy to restore the bright...

Hough to Haider Nov 2nd, 2018

Dr. Jeremy Haider has graciously offered to take over the care of Dr. Stephen L. Hough’s patients. Those are some big shoes to fill! Dr. Hough is well-loved by his patients and will be dearly missed, but he deserves every bit of his retirement. There are few dentists as dedicated...

Bonnie's Anniversary Apr 24th, 2018

Bonnie recently reached an amazing 30 years with this dental practice. She must have started as a teenager because there’s no way that seems possible! She runs circles around the rest of us. One thing we especially love about Bonnie is how well she knows our patients. She remembers names,...

Happy Birthday, Doc! Mar 1st, 2018

Happy Birthday to Dr. Haider! He acts like he doesn’t want any attention, but you know he loved it! He’s 39 (again) and still young at heart. Jodee, Katie and Bonnie treated him to lunch at La Hacienda. Yum! Bonnie keeps us laughing! Thanks, ladies, for a great lunch!